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COVID-19 Alert Level 3

Auckland is at Alert Level 3. All customer-facing facilities like leisure centres, community venues, customer service centres and libraries will remain closed until further notice. Essential services will continue.

Remember to wear a face covering, use the NZ COVID Tracer app, maintain a 2m physical distance, wash your hands, and stay home if you are sick.

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Water restrictions in Auckland - Water restrictions are in effect across the Auckland region. Learn more

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National Environmental Standards - permitted activities

National Environmental Standards (NES) are nationally consistent regulations made under the Resource Management Act 1991. They set out planning requirements and technical standards on a variety of specified activities that affect the environment.

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